Clinical Pathology Laboratories

The Clinical Pathology Laboratories provide diagnostic service and professional laboratory expertise to all Veterinary Hospitals within the Ohio State University Veterinary Medical System, referring veterinarians, and the public via their referring veterinarian.  In addition to diagnostic services and specimen analysis, the clinical laboratories provide valuable case material for teaching veterinary medical students and preparing residents for specialty board certification in veterinary pathology, clinical pathology, internal medicine, and surgery. 

Hours & Appointment Scheduling

Monday-Friday  8am-5pm

Testing is available to referring veterinarians only for:

  • Digital Cytology (limited to those who attended our Digital Cytology Workshop)
  • Flow Cytometry

Research sample submission must be arranged with the Laboratory Manager prior to submission.

Service Highlights

  • Hematology tests (CBC, reticulocyte count, blood type, cross match, canine Coombs test)

  • Clinical chemistry tests (serum and urine)

  • Coagulation tests (PT/PTT)

  • Fluid and cytology analysis

  • Urinalysis

  • Fecal analysis by centrifugation with or without egg quantification

  • Digital Cytology

    (limited to those who attended our Digital Cytology Workshop)

  • Flow Cytometry

Special Equipment & Technology

  • Roche c501 Automatic Analyzer

  • Immulite automated Immunoassay system

  • Multi-Osmet osmometer

  • Nova Vet Plus Prime analyzer

  • Advia 2120i Hematology Analyzer Complete blood counts

  • Diagnostica Stago

  • Harleco Midas III Automated Stainer

  • Cytek Flow Cytometer

  • Haemonetics thromboelastograph

Everything was very easy, seamless and professional. Every person I encountered was great. Definitely will recommend!

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